Four Advantages of Adult Orthodontics

adult orthodontics

If you think you’re too late to the game to think about straightening your smile with braces, think again. Today’s modern orthodontic choices are designed with adults in mind. Here’s why:   They Fit Your Busy Schedule You may be wondering, “how can I fit braces into my schedule if I’m working full time and raising a family?” The good news is that depending on the type of orthodontics that you choose, you may only need short or infrequent check-ins once every six weeks or so. Most people fit their appointment into their lunch break or immediately before/after work. It’s … Continue reading

How Long do Fillings Last?

check up of a tooth filling

Maybe you’ve never had a filling, or the last one you got was during your childhood. If you have a cavity or old filling that needs to be replaced, how long can you expect your new restoration to last? While today’s dental materials are more durable than ever, they only last for so long. It’s quite unlikely that a filling will last for the rest of your life. But with good maintenance, you can expect it to last for several years. Here are some things to keep in mind:   What Your Filling is Made From Over time, fillings wear … Continue reading